Roger Guenveur Smith

Smith, Roger Guenveur

Roger Guenveur Smith is an American actor, director, and writer, best known for starring in American Gangster, Final Destination, He Got Game, and Do the Right Thing. Other film credits include But Not For MeDutch Book, CornerStore, Mooz-Lum, Summer of SamEve's BayouGet On The Bus, and King of New York.

Television credits include Francisco Dupré on HBO's K-Street and Professor Howard Randolph on NBC's A Different World.

Theatre credits include Off-Broadway, as Alexander Ignatevich Vershinin in Three Sisters (Gatehouse Theatre), First Citizen/Senator/Soldier in Coriolanus (Anspacher Theater), and Sky in That Serious He-Man Ball (American Place Theatre) and regionally, as Frederick in Frederick Douglass Now (La Mama Theatre), Rodney King in Rodney King and Juan/John in Juan and John (Kirk Douglas Theatre), and his OBIE Award-winning performance as Huey P. Newton in A Huey P. Newton Story (Woolly Mammoth Theatre).